Industry News

Sports tourism pays off for Myrtle Beach

November 21, 2017

Most visitors to Grand Strand might look forward to its flashier attractions: the blinking carnival rides at Family Kingdom or the pocket of late-night clubs at Broadway at the Beach. But

Rethinking legacy for host cities: The dawn of a new era

November 21, 2017

The new major event hosting model risks leaving cities with no built legacy, so they must look elsewhere to extend the benefits that derive from hosting events. A new report

T-shirts support disabled vets, military families

November 14, 2017

There is always room in the drawer for another cool t-shirt. That’s what Project EverGreen and Nufarm are counting on as they offer special edition “A Greener Call of Duty”

Turf students install a new irrigation system on campus

November 14, 2017

Students in Delaware Valley University’s turf management program had some hands-on experience while improving their campus in Doylestown, PA October 26 when DelVal students in the Irrigation Technology class installed a

Toro announces 2018 Super Bowl Sports Turfgrass Training Program winner

November 14, 2017

The Toro Company has announced this year’s winner of the annual Toro Super Bowl* Sports Turfgrass Training Program. Blake Bernstein, a sports turf management major at Mount San Antonio College,

SAFE needs auction/raffle items

November 14, 2017

The STMA Conference is the main fundraising opportunity for The SAFE Foundation, STMA’s charity. SAFE holds several events during the conference: a golf tournament, bowling match, live auction, silent auction

STMA Board slate finalized

November 7, 2017

Ballots to be sent Nov. 20 The STMA Nominating Committee has set the Slate of Candidates for the 2018 Board of Directors elections. They will present the slate later this month via electronic

Field Performance Study – STMA needs your participation!

November 7, 2017

What is it: STMA received a grant to investigate if it was possible to determine when a field becomes unsafe for athletes. Led by Dr. Brad Fresenburg, STMA’s Playing Conditions Index

‘Turf man’ says goodbye to Merlo (or not!)

November 7, 2017

By Ana Clyde Update: According to Athletics Director Scott Laykam, Kevin White has decided not to stay with Wilbur Ellis and is coming back to University of Portland.  He starts back full

Fenway Park transitions for Gridiron Series

November 7, 2017

The Fenway Park grounds crew continues the ballpark’s transformation from a Major League Baseball diamond to a multi-purpose football field, as Fenway Sports Management prepares to host the The Fenway